Posts by Laurenjean 267
A huge THANK YOU to Wealthy Affiliate Site Support for helping me transfer a domain this week for a client (a Non-Profit Organisation I worked for last year).One of the hidden treasures of Wealthy Affiliate is their TOP NOTCH SITE SUPPORT.I buy all my domains at Wealthy Affiliate and host all my sites here and I can't see why I would ever want to go anywhere else. Wealthy Affiliate offers all the bells and whistles for a fraction of the cost of other providers.I seldom have to call on Site Sup
Are we there yet? I remember asking this question often as a child when we were on a trip to somewhere wonderful with my parents. We were over-the-moon excited about our family holidays and the road trip always seemed soooo long. (Remember those good old days?).Lately, I find myself asking the same question about my online business.Am I there yet? Have I reached my destination?Am I lying on a hammock at some exotic beach resort smiling as I hear the delicious ping of payment notifications on
We all dream of making money while we sleep. We think passive income looks like this (picture above). When in reality it looks like this (picture below)... for what can seem like the longest timeBecause the thing about passive income is that it doesn't start out passive, right? Not. At. All.You have take action - and plenty of it - committed, concerted action - to create passive income streams. Passive Income Starts with ActionTake Affiliate Marketing for example. We all know it's not a ge
I have amazing news! Or is it? I can't decide.Content WritingOne of my clients has offered me a big content writing job - to write 40+ posts (600-words each) at $18 per post. I've been a bit hesitant to take the job because I'm clueless on the topic and it's for their site, not mine. Test-RunI took some time today to understand the brief and do a test-run. I did heaps of research and keyword research, wrote the first post and created an infographic.It took me about 5 or 6 hours to get the firs
November 13, 2019
Oh. My. Word. LinkedIn just keeps getting better and better for me.Last night I received a request from the personal manager of a celebrity!! He asked me if I would interview and feature one of the celebrities he manages.I am over the moon excited!! I am bouncing off the walls! I'm struggling to focus on anything else today. So I created this little image of how I'm feeling...Why I'm so ExcitedI have three reasons I'm so excited about this win.1. Realisation of Longheld DreamsThe first is tha
November 08, 2019
Heya EveryoneJust a quick hello and a quick question:Are YOU on YouTube?I had done very little with my 3 YouTube Channels for the last 3 years... until last month when I did a 30-Day Challenge where I had to create content every day - written posts for the first half of the Challenge and video posts for the second half.I did my best to create videos to embed in all the written posts as well. And I managed to upload 23 videos to my Digital Entrepreneur Channel in October. (I made a mistake and
Hey hey EveryoneApologies for being absent for so long... you can bet it's because I've been super busy building my online business. Thought it was high time I gave you a quick update on my progress.FIRST SALES FUNNELSo much has been going on behind the scenes.. I created my first Sales Funnel and am now learning how to promote it. I've been very slow in building my email list, it's building a lot faster now thanks to my Funnel (though still LOTS to do - haven't even added my funnel to my webs
May 29, 2019
We're heading into Winter fast here in South Africa. It's not quite this cold (it rarely snows in Cape Town) but my hands and fingers freeze up when I type these days. Maybe that's why this analogy popped into my mind today: The Snowball Effect.What Snowball Effect?It's when you find that thing that makes your heart sing and it starts gathering momentum, getting bigger and bigger and taking you places you hadn't considered before.That's what's been happening to me now that I'm...On the Speaker
Hi EveryoneLynne Huysamen asked me to send you a quick note to let you know she won't be able to log into Wealthy Affiliate for a while. They discovered last week that her Dad had Cancer in one kidney. They removed the kidney on Friday. The op went well but he is feeling very weak and in a lot of pain. Lynne is also still swamped with work and barely has the mental and emotional energy to handle what's already on her plate. Her focus is very much on her family right now.Please join me in wish
Oh my goodness. I just landed my first paid speaking gig. I'm sooo excited! AND nervous! Woohoo!!! And Eek!!Remember how I made all these plans to start creating online courses and had the thought I'd like to do them live first? Well, it's happening. It's coming together. Piece by piece.In March, I delivered my first talk on Blogging at a women's networking breakfast and a friend of mine captured it live on video. I uploaded the video to YouTube.At the end of the month, I'll be presenting